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Cardiologist Newark OH

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Debra Ann Heldman
(740) 348-4133
1320 W Main St
Newark, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Bryce Ian Morrice
(740) 348-4133
1320 W Main St
Newark, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Hang Sing Sui Wee, MD
Granville, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1970

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Wael Khoury, MD
(216) 475-5370
12000 McCracken Rd
Cleveland, OH
Business
Cardiology Associates Of Cleveland
Specialties
Cardiology

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Mark E Krebs, MD
(937) 223-4461
122 Wyoming St
Dayton, OH
Business
Miami Valley Cardiologists Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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Bryce Ian Morrice, MD
(740) 348-4133
1320 W Main St
Newark, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1978

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Hans Wee
(740) 522-5641
42 Messimer Dr
Newark, OH
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Debra Ann Heldman, MD
(740) 348-4133
165 Denbigh Dr
Granville, OH
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1982

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Steven J Yakubov, MD
(614) 262-6772
3705 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH
Business
MidOhio Cardiology & Vascular Consultants Inc
Specialties
Cardiology

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William A Houser
(614) 798-7905
2220 Timber Trl
Bellefontaine, OH
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

In restrictive cardiomyopathy, the heart resists filling with blood. Hence the amount of blood pumped out by the heart is not sufficient to meet the body's increased need for the energy and nutrients when the person is exercising. But the heart will be able to provide adequate blood when the person is resting. 

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the least common form of cardiomyopathy. It has several similarities  with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Causes of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Cause is usually not known.

1. The heart muscle is gradually replaced by scar tissue.

2. The heart muscle is infiltrated by abnormal material, such as white blood cells.

3. Amyloidosis

4. Sarcoidosis

5. Hemochromatosis- When the body contains excessive amount of iron, it may accumulate in the heart muscle, as in iron overload.

6. A tumor invading the heart tissue.

Symptoms of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

  • Shortness of breath

  • Tissue swelling (edema)

  • Abnormal heart rhythms

  • Palpitations

  • Heat failure

  • Chest pain and fainting - These are less likely than in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    Diagnosis

    Restrictive cardiomyopathy is often one of the suspected causes of heart failure. 
    The diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy is based largely on a physical examination, an electrocardiogram (ECG), and an echocardiogram.

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sometimes used to provide information about the structure of the heart.

    Catheterization of the heart is required to arrive at a precise diagnosis.

    Prognosis

    About 70 percent of people with restrictive cardiomyopathy die within 5 years of when symptoms begin.

    Treatment

    No satisfactory therapy is available.

    Diuretics may actually worsen the condition instead of improving it.

    Drugs normally used in heart failure to reduce the heart's workload may actually reduce the blood pre...

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